December 29, 2015
Perched on an exam table at the doctor's office watching the clinician type details about their medical problems into their file, what patient hasn't wondered exactly what the doctor is writing? As many as 50 million patients may have a chance to find out in the next few years.
December 16, 2015
OpenNotes, a national initiative to provide patients with access to their doctors' and clinicians' notes, has scored $10 million in new funding in total from Cambia Health Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Peterson Center on Healthcare and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
December 15, 2015
The public health system will also use Cerner's patient engagement tool, which takes patient data and uses it to suggest wellness tools and other health tracking options.
November 12, 2015
The lack of effective patient data matching is an ongoing obstacle to seamless information exchange between organizations, according to a new study released this week by The Sequoia Project and the Care Connectivity Consortium.
November 12, 2015
In a novel initiative, Geisinger Health System is launching a refund program for patients not met with "kindness and compassion," President and CEO David T. Feinberg, MD, announced this week.
November 10, 2015
Geisinger Health System, an Epic shop, recently chose to deploy Cerner's HealtheIntent population health platform. We spoke with Nicholas Marko, MD, Geisinger's chief data officer, about the integration challenges and opportunities ahead.
November 03, 2015
Online access to doctors' notes is directly linked to medication adherence in patients, a recent two-year Geisinger Health System study shows. It's billed as the first large-scale study to reveal how physician notes affect patients' prescription-taking practices.
October 16, 2015
The new cloud-based platform rolls together analytics, big data, population health, telehealth tools and data from wearables into what the company's CEO said will set expectations for next-gen EHRs.
October 14, 2015
Geisinger Health System, a longtime leader in value-based care delivery, has enlisted Cerner to help broaden its population health capabilities, deploying its HealtheIntent platform for cloud-based analytics.
September 25, 2015
Recent research has found that sending patients a text message encouraging healthy behaviors reduces smoking rates and improves weight loss when compared to a group that did not receive the texts.